National Grid Supervisor, I&R in Brooklyn, New York
Every day we deliver safe and secure energy to homes, communities, and businesses. We are there when people need us the most. We connect people to the energy they need for the lives they live. The pace of change in society and our industry is accelerating and our expertise and track record puts us in an unparalleled position to shape the sustainable future of our industry.
To be successful we must anticipate the needs of our customers, reducing the cost of energy delivery today and pioneering the flexible energy systems of tomorrow. This requires us to deliver on our promises and always look for new opportunities to grow, both ourselves and our business.
National Grid is hiring a Supervisor, I&R for our Gas Organization in Brooklyn, NY.
The Supervisor, I&R will supervise and manage a workforce responsible for the inspection, maintenance and repair of gas telemetry, instrumentation, gas quality systems, gas conditioning system and associated system controls. This position will have primary accountability to support and maintain Gas Control’s ability to monitor and control the gas system pressures, flows, temperature, and gas quality through the use of remote telemetering units and telecommunications systems.
Responsible to assist and monitor a workforce of Instrumentation Technicians in the calibration, repair and maintenance of gas measurement, gas quality and telemetry equipment at regulating stations, gate stations, custody transfer points, and large volume customers to ensure the accuracy and reliability of field equipment
Ensure that all monitoring and control equipment including, electronic sensing devices, flow computers, Remote Terminal Units (RTUs), Programmable Logic Controllers (PLCs), data communications equipment and services, computer hardware, and other gas telemetry devices are being periodically inspected and maintained in accordance with policies and procedures, state and federal regulations as well as manufacture recommendations.
Support operation and upgrades of the telemetry equipment and communications infrastructure such as MPLS, CDMA, satellite, and radio
Review of engineering designs and Pipe & Instrumentation Diagrams (P&ID) for new installations of instrumentation, control, telemetry and electrical equipment
Assist in the field commissioning and troubleshooting of equipment such as remote telemetering units, gas analyzers, glycol based heaters, generators and control systems
Participate in process hazard analysis (PHA) design reviews of the instrumentation and controls systems associated with gas regulating station and CNG station designs
Responsible for after hour call outs and rotational standby assignment
Must be able to travel and work nights/holidays/weekends for emergencies or other special events
Bachelor’s degree in electrical, mechanical or chemical discipline required
Must have 2+ years supervisory and/or instrumentation & controls experience
1+ years of experience with GE Proficy, Machine Edition preferred
Project management experience preferred
Gas utility or energy industry experience preferred. Strong technical acumen preferred
Experience working in a team environment
Schematics and design drawings experience preferred
Strong MS Office skills, Auto Cad a plus
Valid driver’s license
This position has a career path which provides for advancement opportunities within and across bands as you develop and evolve in the position; gaining experience, expertise and acquiring and applying technical skills. Internal candidates will be assessed and provided offers against the minimum qualifications of this role and their individual experience.
National Grid is an equal opportunity employer that values a broad diversity of talent, knowledge, experience and expertise. We foster a culture of inclusion that drives employee engagement to deliver superior performance to the communities we serve. National Grid is proud to be an affirmative action employer. We encourage minorities, women, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans to join the National Grid team.